(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Parental Rights: All of the legal rights, and the corresponding legal obligations, that go along with being the parent of a child, which include: the right to legal and physical custody of the child, the right to physical access or visitation with the child, the right to inherit property from the... [more
See Also: termination of parental rights, severance of parental rights
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Infant Safe Haven Laws- Tennessee
Infant's Age Statute: § 68-11-255 Less than 72 hours old Who May Relinquish the Infant Statute: § 68-11-255 Mother Who May Receive the Infant Statute: § 68-11-255 Hospital Birthing center Community health clinic Outpatient walk-in clinic Responsibilities of the Safe Haven Provider...
South Carolina Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Ann. Code § 63-9-780 Nonidentifying information may be accessed by the following persons:The adoptive parents The adoptee The birth parents Identifying information may be accessed by the following persons: The adoptee... Illinois Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Who May Access Information Citation: Comp. Stat. Ch. 750, §§ 50/18.1; 50/18.4 The following persons may apply to the Illinois Adoption Registry:Either birth parent If the birth parent is deceased, the adoptee's adult birth sibling or a birth aunt or... Arizona Adoption Laws
Access to Adoption Records Obtaining Non-Identifying Information: Non-identifying information is available to The adoptive parents or a guardian of the adoptee The adoptee who is age 18 or older If the adoptee has died, the adoptee's spouse if he or she is the legal parent of the...
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Letter to Grandparents
September 27, 2013, 11:53 am
While I cannot personally relate to what it must be like to have a young daughter or son who is expecting a baby before they are ready to parent, I would nonetheless like to share with you what may be good ideas and what may be not so good ideas as far as proceeding to try... Could I Be a Birth Mother?
November 5, 2013, 11:34 am
Could I be a birthmother? This is a question that recently crossed my mind. Our journey to parenthood includes several adoption stops along the way, none of them successful, with parenthood finally arriving thanks to the blessing of embryo donation. On our third attempt with this method, we... "Rehoming"
August 25, 2013, 1:59 pm
I first heard the term “rehoming” from my sister. For a time, she ran a guinea pig foster home of sorts, caring for the little rodents while she looked for permanent homes for them. I liked the positive connotation that goes along with the term “rehoming” – finding a new home. In the field...
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termination if parental rights ?
November 24, 2013, 9:01 am
Does anyone know if the AP gets notice of termination? My BP's relinquished but it was my understanding that there rights were not officially terminated until finalization. I'm just wondering if the court mailed them something and if I will recieve notice.
Step Parent Adoption in the state of Illinois
October 23, 2013, 9:07 am
To Whom it may concern,
I have a few questions about a Step-Parent adoption in the state of Illinois. I went through a divorce in 2007. During our dissolution proceedings, my Soon-to-be Ex-husband signed over his parental rights of our set of twins, which would be 2 of our 3 children...
Step child adoption
October 30, 2013, 8:07 pm
I want to adopt my stepson. He's 5 yrs old and I have been with him since he was 6 mos. old. His mother and I have been married for 5 yrs now. The biological father is willing to sign over his parental rights to the mother. I'm wondering where i need to start? Is there a simple form to fill out? My...
Trying to help our son's brother and grandma in Illinois
November 13, 2013, 6:04 pm
We are in an open adoption with our son's bio family. Our son has a 2 year old little brother, J, who has very serious special needs (spastic quadriplegia, constant seizures, G tube, trach). He is quite ill, and his specialists have initiated discussion about hospice care :( . J is being...
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In 1994 my sister gave birth to a healthy baby boy. At the time, she was a victim of spousal abuse and had been terrified to bring the baby home. Not to my knowledge, she had gone into labor on June... A Promise Kept to Our Mother!
27 years ago on my 18th birthday I received a gift of a lifetime but in a rage of anger. My parents were going through a divorce and my father was very angry at my mother and wanted to discredit her... A Dream Come True!
Her arms were full with three beautiful boys, but oh, how she longed for a little girl!Dresses and ruffles... dollies and posies... the mysteries of her womanhood as she grows... that first...
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